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Gary Evert Clouse

Gary Evert Clouse passed away to Oct. 1. He was born as the mighty eldest of seven children to Evelyn & Evert Clouse on Feb. 22, 1937. He spent 48 wonderful years with his beautiful wife Beverly (Bowler), before she preceded him in death in 2008....more >>

Lawrence "Bud" Taylor

Lawrence "Bud" Taylor, of Lake Orion passed away on Oct. 3 at the age of age 82. He was the beloved husband of Jean for 56 years, father of the late Susan and Felicia, brother of Bonnie Pettigrew of Arkansas....more >>

Gerald "Jerry" E. Lampe

Gerald "Jerry" F. Lampe, age 77 of Lake Orion, passed on Oct. 3. He was the dear husband of Lois (Long), father of Becky (Billy) Penley, Frank Lampe, Jim (Pam) Lampe, Jerry Lampe, Theresa (Brian) Altiman, John (Dawn) Lampe and step-father of Scott Robinson, Kelly (Scott) McKenzie, Shelley (Bobby) Galloway, and Crystal Long....more >>
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Born October 1st
1904: Vladimir Horowitz, Russian-born American virtuoso pianist.
1924: Jimmy Carter, 39th president of the U.S. (1977-1981)
1932: Albert Collins, guitarist.
1935: Julie Andrews (Julia Elizabeth Wells), actress and singer whose films include Mary Poppins and The Sound of Music.
1946: Tim O'Brien, novelist (The Things They Carried, In the Lake of the Woods).
October 1st
in history
1847: Maria Mitchell, American astronomer, discovers a comet and is elected the same day to the American Academy of Arts---the first woman to be so honored. The King of Denmark awarded her a gold medal for her discovery.
1856: The first installment of Gustav Flaubert's novel Madame Bovary appears in the Revue de Paris after the publisher refuses to print a passage in which the character Emma has a tryst in the back seat of a carriage.
1864: The Condor, a British blockade-runner, is grounded near Fort Fisher, North Carolina. Father John B. Tabb, an unreconstructed Rebel to the end, had served the Confederacy aboard blockade runners.
1878: General Lew Wallace is sworn in as governor of New Mexico Territory. He went on to deal with the Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid and write Ben-Hur. His Civil War heroics earned him the moniker Savior of Cincinnati.
1890: Yosemite National Park is dedicated in California.